Victoria

8150 Bavaria Road, Victoria, MN 55386


For information or to schedule a tour call:
Linh Calderon
(952) 908-2215

lmtran@augustanacare.org or

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To contact the Campus Director:
Tess Smith, RN
(952) 856-7510 Ext. 202

Emerald Crest Memory Care Victoria, MN

Memory Care Victoria, MN

At Victoria Emerald Crest by Augustana Care, seniors will find thoughtful memory care in an assisted living setting where each individual’s personal preferences are valued. Our assisted living services help residents with tasks like dressing or showering and are tailored to their needs. Through specialized training and individual senior care plans, we partner with residents to maximize their abilities and encourage independence, enjoyment and opportunities for success.

A structured daily program includes exercise, music, crafts and more. In addition, on-site visits by professionals who provide medical and therapy services offer convenient support for physical concerns. As with all Augustana Care programs, memory care also includes spiritual support for residents and families.

Meet the Victoria Staff

Residence Director Tess Smith, RN

Tess-SMith-web.jpgI have worked in healthcare since 2000, starting as a nursing assistant (CNA) and going to school to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN). I continued working as an LPN while I continued my education and graduated from Excelsior College as a registered nurse. I then became the director of nursing at an assisted living and memory care community for five years before accepting the residence director position at Emerald Crest of Minnetonka.  I am excited to work at Emerald Crest because of its home-like setting and programs tailored to residents at different cognitive levels. My favorite part of working with older adults is learning about their lives and listening to their stories.

 

Occupational Therapist Michelle Gray

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As an occupational therapist at Emerald Crest, I assess the cognitive and physical abilities of residents. This information is shared with the team to assist with care planning and educating staff about techniques to best support each individual. I received my education from Saint Catherine’s University and have enjoyed working as an occupational therapist for the past 23 years. Personally, I know how difficult it is to see a loved one affected by dementia. I lost my mother to Frontotemporal Dementia and my father was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. I’m truly honored to work with residents and families at Emerald Crest.

Campus Nurse Macky Schmitt, RN

I have been practicing as a nurse for 20 years and have a passion for sharing and developing relationships with patients and residents. I am especially drawn to older adults and interested in addressing their unique needs. Working at Emerald Crest by Augustana Care of Victoria allows me the opportunity to enjoy what I love to do—learn from and about people in our community.

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Upcoming Events

May
22
Shakopee Community Center
May 22nd 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Understand the changes caused by dementia related to communication, participation (in cares and activity), and behavior.
May
30
Minnetonka Community Center
May 30th 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease does not mean the end of driving days. This talk will cover how family members can prepare and plan to address the ability of a loved one with memory loss to drive.
Jun
12
Hopkins Library
Jun 12th 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Memory Cafés provide opportunities for those diagnosed with memory loss AND their care partner(s)/family to engage with peers in a relaxed, unstructured environment.
Jun
20
Emerald Crest Victoria
Jun 20th 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Please join us for a light meal, a relevant topic about dementia and your loved one, followed by supportive compassionate conversation with others on the same journey.
Jul
10
Hopkins Library
Jul 10th 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Memory Cafés provide opportunities for those diagnosed with memory loss AND their care partner(s)/family to engage with peers in a relaxed, unstructured environment.
Jul
18
Emerald Crest Victoria
Jul 18th 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Please join us for a light meal, a relevant topic about dementia and your loved one, followed by supportive compassionate conversation with others on the same journey.
Aug
15
Emerald Crest Victoria
Aug 15th 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Please join us for a light meal, a relevant topic about dementia and your loved one, followed by supportive compassionate conversation with others on the same journey.
Sep
19
Emerald Crest Victoria
Sep 19th 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Please join us for a light meal, a relevant topic about dementia and your loved one, followed by supportive compassionate conversation with others on the same journey.
Oct
17
Emerald Crest Victoria
Oct 17th 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Please join us for a light meal, a relevant topic about dementia and your loved one, followed by supportive compassionate conversation with others on the same journey.
Nov
21
Emerald Crest Victoria
Nov 21st 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Please join us for a light meal, a relevant topic about dementia and your loved one, followed by supportive compassionate conversation with others on the same journey.
Dec
19
Emerald Crest Victoria
Dec 19th 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Please join us for a light meal, a relevant topic about dementia and your loved one, followed by supportive compassionate conversation with others on the same journey.

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From day one our experience with everyone at Emerald Crest was beyond outstanding!   WE are so appreciative of the love and care we received from all.

— Julie, daughter of Emerald Crest resident

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